The scrapping of the Double Irish has largely been met with a shrug by the US business community, writes Niall Stanage in Washington DC
With the US mid-term elections barely six weeks away, the sudden rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq is a major headache for Barack Obama and the Democrats.
CBS is preparing to air a new primetime drama based on the story of brilliant misfit' Irishman Walter O'Brien. Niall Stanage reports.
Profile: Stephen Schwarzman
With little appetite among the American public for military intervention in Iraq, Obama is stressing the limited scope of the offensive.
US president Barack Obama late last week called for a crackdown on an increasingly popular corporate tax manoeuvre that has involved American and Irish companies.
A US court action on Argentinian debt poses the question: when is it okay for an economicallly ailing nation to burn its bondholders?